Anthony Paul Ryan

12 March 1909–13 November 1985 (Age 76)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anthony Paul

When Anthony Paul Ryan was born on 12 March 1909, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Walter B. Ryan, was 26 and his mother, Anna A Grablin, was 21. He died on 13 November 1985, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Walter B. Ryan
1882–1972
Anna A Grablin
1888–1955
Anthony Paul Ryan
1909–1985
Helen Marie Ryan
1911–1997

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1929

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: simplified form of Mulryan.2 Irish: reduced form of O’Ryan , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riagháin (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Rian’; Ó Maoilriain ‘descendant of Maoilriaghain’, or Ó Ruaidhín ‘descendant of the little red one’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland; there has been considerable confusion with Regan .3 Americanized spelling of German Rein .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Anthony P Ryan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anthony Ryan in household of Walter Ryan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anthony Ryan in household of Walter Ryan, "United States Census, 1920"

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